Local Heroes: The Public Companies of Tomorrow

Investors have been chanting the mantra “SoMoLo,” an acronym for three megatrends — social, mobile and local. How have these trends been performing?

MarissaTV, the Yahoo Q3 News — If It Bleeds, It Definitely Does Not Lead

At least CEO Marissa Mayer impresses in her second video performance.

Google Is Working on Ingress for iOS, but It Won’t Be Ready Until 2014

A look into the future of the already futuristic alternate-reality game.

Good Eggs Nabs $8.5 Million from Sequoia and Others for Local Farm-to-Fridge Effort (Video)

Founder Rob Spiro talks about getting sustainable food to consumers.

Neighborhood Social App Nextdoor Launches on Android

The local-focused app widens its mobile footprint.
Nextdoor Android

AOL’s Patch Layoffs Coming Friday

Last week, AOL said it would shutter or find partners for up to 400 of its local news sites.

Sosh Raises $10.1M for Local Discovery

What does the end of search look like? Perhaps a little bit like Sosh, the local activity concierge.

Hearst Taps Demand Media’s Bradford and Yucaipa’s Johnson to “Redefine” the San Francisco Chronicle

Can the City by the Bay finally get the newspaper it deserves?

Another VC Is Born: Well-Known Internet Exec Ben Ling Joins Khosla Ventures

The former Google, Facebook and Badoo exec is the second high-profile Silicon Valley operating exec the VC firm has hired of late.

With New Mobile App, Nextdoor Unveils Its Take on the Neighborhood Watch

Radios and neighborhood patrols are so last year.

Path’s Personal Take on Social Discovery

SF Hipster Favorite Sosh Raises $4M